Information to families to help give a better understanding of how Covid-19 may be affecting their social, emotional and mental health.
These are Nurture Daily articles for children and youth of all ages, for both families and service providers. Articles for other ages: Baby 0-11 months, Toddler 1-3 years, Pre-Schooler 4-5 years, Grade-Schooler 6-10 years, Teens, and Parents. Please see articles for families with protective factors by clicking on the buttons for parental resilience, social support, understanding child development, concrete support, and social-emotional competence of children.
It’s important to act early if you have concerns about your child’s behavior or development. These easily downloadable pdfs on child development are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Russian, Urdu, Arabic, Bangla, French and Korean.
Family Programs Hawaii’s Resource Families Support Services provides support to resource caregivers, aka foster families, and providers in Hawaii.
SPIN provides latest information that is happening in Hawai’i to families and providers regarding educational service, healthcare, and more.
Autism Speaks provides educational resources and support for families and providers with autism. Tools and resources are recommended by the Covid-19 Autism Research Community Task Force.
Not only is it about what they eat, it’s also about how they eat. It’s important to learn how to feed your baby to reduce the stress your baby may be experiencing.
Newborns have shorter sleep cycles, but by the time they’re 3 months old, many infants develop a pattern to have longer patterns they’re awake and when they’re asleep.
It’s important to provide a balanced diet for your family. Check out “Your Kids Table” for tips and printable recipes to try at home.
Milestones for Feeding Your Child. As a parent, we want to feed in the right way for our child or children’s stage of development. Whether you have a newborn or a teenager, here are some basics for feeding your child at different ages and stages.
Learn essential steps to teach your children about boundaries between themselves and others to make good choices and build strong relationships.
More often than not, co-parenting doesn’t work for divorced parents due to unresolved conflicts and/or lack of communication.
Learn How to Keep Your Child Safe During the Pandemic.
A statewide unified response group has been created in Hawaii to address reducing the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless and behavioral health population and to provide resources for service providers.
Learning to work with your child who bullies others is a challenging thing to do. This article gives suggestions to families, like listening with an open mind and trying not to get defensive about your child.
Co-parenting can be difficult when you have an uncooperative, combative, or a narcissistic ex-partner.
Having different parenting styles can confuse children, as they wonder whose side to take and what the rules are. Here are 8 tips to help parents with differing parenting styles.
Help Your Children Label Emotions with Words. Learn essential steps on being an emotion coaching parent by being aware of your children’s emotion and helping them express and deal with situations appropriately.
Download this PDF to help teach your child to communicate and express their feelings.
Are you unsure why you’re angry? Often times when we feel angry, there are many emotions under the surface like an anger iceberg.
Learn how to keep your children safe while they’re at home or while they’re traveling.
Use the free Vroom app to get tips on healthy brain development for your children from birth to age five.
Learn about your child’s developmental milestones from birth to age five and how your child plays, learns, acts, speaks and moves.
Tips and information to help raise happy and healthy children at different stages of their development. Child development milestones
Strengthen Your Family in Five Ways. All families benefit when they have these five strengths. Learn more about them and explore ways to build the strengths for your family.
Resources for Child Abuse Prevention. Tip sheets are designed for service providers to share with families. They help to provide a starting point for a discussion between parent and provider that is grounded in the protective factors.
Find information and support to help provide for your family in Hawaii. Financial security is an important aspect for nurturing households.
Find information and support to help with child care in Hawaii.
What should I do if someone
is being abused or neglected? This tip sheet will provide you with more information about what child abuse and neglect is and what to do if you or a friend isn’t safe.
Action sheets to help strengthen families by promoting the five protective factors for your clients and families.
Creating safe and nurturing environments for families are essential to healthy families.
Every child grows and reaches milestones in their development. Track your child’s development and learn what to do if you have concerns.
Resources for Parenting. Find information on how to communicate, discipline, and implement structure with your children.
Resources for Families During the Pandemic. Tips and information for families to help their children going through COVID.
The crisis card has been developed for people who are going through a difficult time during this pandemic.
Resources for Oahu: Find information for food, healthcare, business, and children and grandparents resources; government services; and financial and housing assistance.
(808)832-3100 – Oahu
All Islands, Toll Free
1(800)985-5990 Multilingual COVID-19 Emotional Distress
If you or a loved one is feeling anxious, has a crisis, thinking of suicide, or need access to mental health or substance use treatment, experiencing distress related to COVID-19 & other disasters, help is available. Visit Hawaii CARES.
Domestic Violence Action Center Help Lines
Call (808)531-3771 – Oahu
Call 1(800)690-6200 – Toll Free
If it is an emergency, please call 911. Domestic Violence Action Center provides information on ways to get help & answers to questions about domestic violence.
Call Monday -Friday 8am-5pm